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Become an Instructor/Assessor?

Becoming an Assessor

Click here to begin your application. 
You will need your Pet Professional Guild Membership number, you will be prompted to enter this in the application process. You access this from your Pet Professional Guild account. 



What does it mean for you and your business?

  • Fully detailed curriculum for each level that has successfully piloted
  • This is a guide and can be used as is or adapted to suit your training situation
  • Listing in the international Assessor Directory
  • PDA Assessor badge (electronic) to use on your website
  • Artwork will be provided for the assessor to be able to create an embroidered badge


Marketing collateral – for download or to purchase through our store at a minimal cost

  • Medallions to present to clients on successful completion of each level of the Program
  •  Tri-fold flyers
  • Banners
  •  Posters
  •  Rack cards
  • Fridge magnets
  • Event Banners
  • Event Tablecloths

Do You Fit The Bill?

To become an assessor you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must meet the legal age of accountability (usually 18 or 21 years of age) in your country
  • You must be a dog training or behavior consultant member of the PPG or its Chapters
  • Provisional or Student members cannot become assessors
  • You must show, through log entry, a minimum of 60 hours’ class or individual training over the previous 12 months before applying
  • Logged proof will contain the services offered, such as private tuition, class work, seminars, workshops, volunteer or paid employment. The Training Log form is part of the application form.  
  • Where applicable in your country, you must have current liability insurance covering your training services. A separate policy will not be required if assessors are covered under the insurance policy of the business where the assessment will be held.
  • Although you are not required to provide proof of this insurance on application, the PPG maintains the right to request proof of insurance status within 20 hours if so requested.
  • As a PPG assessor, you must be willing to purchase at minimal expense from the PPG the medallions that are presented to successful candidates. All effort will be made to provide these to you at cost price plus cost of freight. Where possible each PPG Chapter will be sent batches of the medallions so that Assessors can purchase locally.


The Assessor Licensing Process

Click here to begin your application. You will need your Pet Professional Guild Membership number. You access this from your Pet Professional Guild account. 

  1. Complete the application process
  2. Sign the licencing agreement
  3. Complete and pass the On-Line Open-Book Quiz
  4. Begin instructing the program
  5. Market your services

The Pet Professional Guild a 501 (c) 6 non-profit organization. Florida, USA. 9122 Kenton Road, Wesley Chapel, FL 33545. USA. Copyright 2016 The Pet Professional Guild. Only Licensed Instructors and Assessors have permission to use this program and rights are granted under the license agreement. 



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